Top two in UK for quality of published work

Source: Research Excellence Framework


World-leading staff, an active and international student community, and an exceptionally diverse range of modules makes Sheffield one of the world’s most exciting places to study philosophy.

Open Day

Find out more about studying Philosophy at Sheffield at our Open Day on Saturday 21st October. It's a great chance to meet our staff and some of our current students.

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God and the Good

A new season of interdisciplinary talks at Sheffield Cathedral considering the relation between religious thinking and traditions on the one hand, and ethics on the other.

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Philosophy in the City

Philosophy in the City (PinC) is an award-winning outreach project, run entirely by student volunteers from the University of Sheffield’s Philosophy department.

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Flexible study

We offer students a range of flexible study options. Undergraduate courses have no core modules so you can design your own degree.

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Research

We have wide-ranging research interests with leading authorities in areas including feminism, German idealism, philosophy of psychology and metaphysics.

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Working together

Partnerships enhance our research and inspire our students. Our Hang Seng Centre for Cognitive Studies and our Philosophy in the City outreach programme thrive on collaboration.

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